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The reason for their trip: Josh (Breckin Meyer) cheated on his girlfriend Tiffany, who is attending school 1800 miles away. He sends her video- tapes every day, and his hapless friends accidentally mail Tiffany a tape of Josh with the other girl. So, they have to get the tape back before she arrives at her apartment after a three-day absence.
During their trip, the friends try to cross a broken bridge by taking a flying leap - just like stunt drivers in movies. While they do make it to the other side, their car soon falls apart, then explodes a few minutes after they make a hasty exit. And that's just the beginning of their trip.
Meanwhile, Josh has left his friend Barry (Tom Green) in charge of feeding Josh's pet snake. When the snake won't eat his lunch (a live mouse) Barry goes to some extreme - and very funny- lengths to encourage him. (At one point, Barry even puts the mouse in his own mouth. If you gross out easily, don't see this movie.) However, I thought the mouse-and-snake scene was great comedy.
As is much of this movie. Road Trip is exceedingly dumb, but it is highly amusing. For the most part, I enjoyed this silly, capricious comedy.